Burglary

This undated photo shows Benjamin Eitan Ackerman, 32, who Los Angeles police investigators say is the suspect in a series of burglaries that netted thousands of items, including those of celebrities, in the Hollywood Hills area. Authorities say the suspect burglarized homes after casing them while pretending to be a potential buyer or real estate agent during open houses. Detective Jared Timmons said Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, that investigators have seized more than 2,000 items worth several million dollars allegedly taken in burglaries in 2017 and 2018. (Los Angeles Police Department via AP)
January 02, 2019 - 6:45 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who allegedly burglarized millions of dollars worth of property from Hollywood Hills homes of celebrities and others has been arrested, Los Angeles police said Wednesday. Investigators found more than 2,000 suspected stolen items when search warrants were served on the home...
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December 27, 2018 - 11:06 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Police have arrested a 42-year-old Anchorage man suspected of stealing a front-end loader and using it as his get-away vehicle after a burglary. Police say Brian Petross was held Wednesday on suspicion of vehicle theft, burglary, theft, reckless driving and criminal...
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December 27, 2018 - 6:34 am
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Two homeless men have been charged with burglary after a California man said he came home to find them cooking dinner. Robby Spillman tells KNBC-TV he returned from Christmas shopping last Friday to find the men in his Santa Monica apartment. Spillman says the men, who...
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This booking photo released Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, by the York County Sheriff's Office shows Derek Tarbox, arrested on burglary charges. The sheriff's office said Tarbox broke into a Waterboro, Maine, home Sunday afternoon, took a shower, got dressed in the homeowner's clothing and was watching television when the homeowner arrived. He told the homeowner he mistakenly thought the house belonged to a friend and asked for a ride to what he claimed was his home. (York County Sheriff's Office via AP)
December 26, 2018 - 3:17 pm
WATERBORO, Maine (AP) — Authorities in Maine say a man broke into a home, had a bite to eat, watched TV and even got a car ride from his unsuspecting victim. The York County sheriff's office said 35-year-old Derek Tarbox broke into a Waterboro home Sunday afternoon, took a shower, got dressed in...
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This undated photo made available by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement shows Jose Antonio Jimenez. Jimenez is scheduled to die by lethal injection Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, for beating and stabbing to death an elderly woman in Miami-Dade County 26 years ago. (Florida Department of Law Enforcement via AP)
December 13, 2018 - 8:40 pm
STARKE, Fla. (AP) — A man convicted of the fatal stabbing and beating death of a woman in Miami-Dade County 26 years ago was executed Thursday night in Florida. Jose Antonio Jimenez, 55, received a lethal injection and was pronounced dead at 9:48 p.m. at Florida State Prison in Starke. He was...
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November 27, 2018 - 9:23 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Court documents show 10 alleged gang members face felony charges in connection with a series of burglaries that targeted the Los Angeles homes of celebrities including Rihanna, Dodgers star Yasiel Puig and Rams wide receiver Robert Woods. City News Service reports Tuesday that...
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November 16, 2018 - 5:21 pm
SYDNEY (AP) — A homeless Australian man who used a shopping trolley to help police thwart last week's militant attack in Melbourne has been charged over a series of burglaries. Michael Rogers was hailed as a hero and dubbed "Trolleyman" on social media after emerging from a crowd with a trolley to...
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October 12, 2018 - 8:04 am
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — The leader of a multistate ATM and vehicle burglary ring known as "Willy Wonka" or the "Chocolate Man" has pleaded guilty to 60 charges. The Salem News reports that 47-year-old William "Willy Wonka" Rodriguez pleaded guilty Thursday to his role in crimes in Massachusetts, New...
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October 10, 2018 - 8:52 pm
CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — A man dressed in black and carrying a rifle was arrested Wednesday near Malibu Creek State Park, where a camper was shot and killed as he slept in a tent in June, authorities said. A vast search involving Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies, a helicopter, search-and-...
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October 10, 2018 - 8:20 am
RAYMOND, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire restaurant is offering free steak tips to anyone with tips on a recent burglary at their location. Police say a man broke into Tuckaway Tavern and Butchery in Raymond around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday and stole more than $25,000. The man was captured on surveillance...
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